American author who is best known for his commercially successful 2010 work, Travels in Siberia. His other humorous works include Coyote v. Acme (1996) and Dating Your Mom (1986).
He graduated from Harvard and briefly wrote for a Chicago-based adult entertainment magazine. He later traveled throughout Montana in search of inspiration for a novel.
He wrote many articles and humor pieces for The New Yorker.
He grew up in Hudson, Ohio. He had two children with his wife, fellow author Jacqueline Carey.
Ambrose Bierce is another famous author from Ohio.